Cathie & Steve

Steve Piacenza and Cathie Filian

Cathie and Steve are Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts, inventors and handcraft designers.  

They created, produced and co-hosted more than 100 episodes of the hit crafting show Creative Juice and the mini-series Witch Crafts for HGTV and DIY.  Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They own and operate, Beyond B Entertainment, a full service television production company and have just completed a pilot-presentation for VH1.
They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. (With the category company of Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse and Paula Deen.)  Their nominations were for Outstanding Lifestyle Host and Outstanding Lifestyle Program.  
Cathie and Steve have also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.

They co-authored, Creative Juice – 45 Re-Crafting Projects.  Cathie authored, 101 Tees, 101 Snappy Fashion and Bow Wow WOW!  All books are published by Lark Books. They also write Home Hobbies, a monthly syndicated newspaper column for United Features and they contributes to national shelter publications such as Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, Womens World, Life Magazine and many others.
Cathie and Steve are National Spokesperson for Plaid Enterprises, one of the largest manufactures of art and craft products in the United States.  They appear at CHA and on HSN and QVC showcasing Plaid’s newest products. 

Cathie and Steve's invention, Hot Glue Glue Helpers, a line of tools for working with hot glue just released in the USA on Home Shopping Network where they sold out in 7 minutes.  The tools were nominated for the Innovations Award at CHA.  They are available online and at retail stores in the USA and internationally.

Cathie made her debut as one of the faces for Dove Beauty: Real Women Real Beauty. She was chosen to appear along with other women in America for the new documentary style campaign. Look for Cathie’s campaign on

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Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Lifestyle Show
for Witch Crafts - 35th Emmy

Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Lifestyle Host
for Creative Juice - 34th Emmy

Innovations Award Nomination, Outstanding New Product
for Hot Glue Gun Helpers, Plaid Enterprises

Television - Hosting
HGTV & DIY Network - Creative Juice, 104 episodes
HGTV & DIY Network - Witch Crafts, 6 part mini series
HGTV & DIY Network - For The Holidays, 1-Hour Special
DIY Network - Inside CHA, 1-Hour Special
DIY Network - Giftnanza, 1-Hour Special
DIY NETWORK - Open House, 1-Hour Special
DIY Network - Wish List, 1-Hour Special

Television - Guest
Oprah SYN - Dove Beauty Real Beauty
Discovery Channel - Monster House
NBC - IVillage Live
FOOD Network - Rachael Ray
RL Network - Florence Henderson Show
NBC - Morning Live Denver
CBS - View From The Bay
ABC - Good Morning Tulsa
QVC - Disney Hour
QVC Countdown to Christmas
QVC - Hanna Montana Hour
HSN - Crafts Hour
HSN - Craft Month

Plaid Craft TV, Plaid Enterprises, Spring 2011
Pick-Up Sticks, Demand Media
On The Menu, Demand Media

Books Authored
101 Tees, Lark Books, August 2011
101 Snappy Fashions, Lark Books, 2010
Bow Wow WOW, Lark Books, 2009
Creative Juice Re-Crafting, Lark Books, 2008

Books Contributor
Craft Corps by Vickie Howell
Button and Stitch by Kristen Rask
Craft Hope by Jade Sims
Bead Chic by Margot Potter
Natural Candle Making by Rebecca Ittner

Print Contributor
Real Simple
Better Homes and Gardens
Where Women Create
Everyday with Rachael Ray
Life Magazine
Womens World
Quick and Simple
Cutting Edge
Crafts n Things
Family Circle
Sew News
Elle Girl

Speaking Engagements
The Creative Connection
The Creative Conference of Entrepreneurs
Craft and Hobbies Association
Denver Women's Expo
Knoxville Women's Expo
Southern Women's Show
Where Women Create